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Stocks to Watch: Kohl’s, Delta, BlackRock

BlackRock: The investing giant’s profit fell during the third quarter, though revenue came in ahead of analysts’ estimates.

Delta Air Lines: The carrier said persistent appetite for travel in the recent quarter helped it recoup higher costs while still filling seats. Its shares climbed 4.3% premarket.

Walgreens Boots Alliance: The drugstore chain’s shares jumped 4.9% premarket after it reported a drop in profit and sales but beat expectations.

Fastenal: The maker of fasteners and other industrial and construction supplies reported higher earnings in the recent quarter. Its shares added 0.9% premarket.

Domino’s Pizza: The pizza chain’s shares jumped 6.8% premarket after better-than-expected revenue in the recent quarter offset weaker-than-expected profit.

Kohl’s: An activist investor that has long targeted Kohl’s is ratcheting up the pressure, calling on the department-store chain to make changes to its board or face another proxy fight. Its shares added 2.2% premarket.

Duck Creek Technologies: The insurance-industry services provider reported a 14% jump in revenue and a narrower loss for the recent quarter. Its shares climbed 8.6% off hours.

U.S. Steel: The United Steelworkers union remains divided with United States Steel over wages and other major issues, the union said. The steel maker’s shares slipped 0.7% premarket.

Source By: wsj